Revision as of 10:47, 9 September 2016 by Dystopos
February 11 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2013: Pastor John Loper retired from Garywood Assembly of God.
- 2008: The Rick and Bubba Show began broadcasting from their "Broadcast Plaza and Teleport" at the Vestavia Hills City Center.
- 2007: Hibbett Sporting Goods changed its name to Hibbett Sports, Inc.
- 1982: The 4th Avenue Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- 1979: John Loper assumed the pulpit at Garywood Assembly of God.
- 1927: Homewood was created by the state legislature's approval of Edgewood's annexation of Grove Park and Rosedale.
- 1921: A planned concert by Italian soprano Luisa Tetrazzini was canceled when she contracted a cold. She remained in the city for a few days under the care of local throat specialists.
- 1900: Ensley Baptist Church was organized.
- 1894: Samuel Ullman resigned his position as lay rabbi of Temple Emanu-El.
- 1887: St Mary's-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church was founded.
- 1850: The Alabama Legislature appropriated $60,000 for the construction of a new Capitol in Montgomery.
- 1846: Attorney John Tyler Morgan married the former Cornelia Willis of Talladega County.
- 1985: Baseball player Emeel Salem was born in Birmingham.
- 1977: Trombonist and composer Chad Fisher was born in Deatsville, Elmore County.
- 1947: Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore was born in Gadsden.
- 1920: Marine Corps Commandant Louis Wilson Jr was born in Brandon, Mississippi.
- 1858: Banker Eugene Enslen was born in Wetumpka.
- 2010: Attorney and author Asa Rountree III died.
- 2006: Real estate agent James F. Sulzby IV died.
- 1994: Racecar driver Neil Bonnett was killed in a crash at Daytona.
- 1931: Former Birmingham Chief of Police William Weir died in Gadsden.
- 1890: John Phelan died in Birmingham.